|Insight: California's Business Climate / Women Warriors / Object Matrimony - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
California's Business Climate - The Sacramento area lost 1,000 jobs last week. Campbell's Soup closed a canning factory after 65 years and Comcast announced it was relocating 1,000 jobs outside of California -300 of those jobs from Natomas. Campbell's says it decided to close the plant because it's moving away from using metal cans and Comcast says its reason for outsourcing jobs is part of a company-wide restructuring...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; California business climate; Campbell's Soup plant closing; Women Warriors; Domestic Violence Intervention Center; Mary Youngblood; studio performance; Object Matrimony: The Risky Business of Mail-Order Matchmaking on the Western Frontier; Chris Enss, author
|Insight: Cal Grant Cuts / Olympic Update / Sam Sixkiller / James Hunter|
Cal Grant Cuts - California's new spending plan will cut $103 million from the state's Cal Grants program. Public university students will mostly be unaffected, but students attending private schools could lose half of their Cal Grant funding. Governor Jerry Brown intended for the cuts to stop students from using taxpayer money at private for-profit colleges like Heald College or ITT Technical Institute...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Cal Grants cuts; Steve Boilard, Managing Principal Analyst, Legislative Analyst's Office education section; Mary Lou Lackey, Vice President, University of the Pacific; John Zimmerman, President, MTI College; Olympics update; Mary Whipple, Olympic gold medalist; Kim Conley, Olympic trials athlete; Kevin Ferguson, Olympic trials athlete; Sam Sixkiller, Cherokee frontier lawman; Chris Enss, author; James Hunter, soul singer
|Insight: Drought In Nevada / News Network / Chris Enss / Food Network's Keith Simpson - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Nevada Drought - The kind of prolonged drought that is hitting California and Nevada is the type of disaster that is making state officials question the ability to support future population growth or sustain current agriculture systems. Joining us to discuss how Nevada is responding to this current drought is Douglas Boyle, Acting Nevada State Climatologist at the University of Nevada, Reno. Plus, we'll speak with Kate Berry, associate professor in the Department of Geography at University of Ne...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Nevada drought; Douglas Boyle, Acting Nevada State Climatologist at the University of Nevada, Reno; Kate Berry, associate professor in the Department of Geography at University of Nevada, Reno; News Network; Jeff Hudson; California unemployment rates; unemployment rates; Chris Enss, author, Love Lessons from the Old West; Love Lessons from the Old West; Keith Simpson; Buy This Restaurant; Food Network show
|Insight: Capitol Chat / Blind Science / "High Country Women" / Genre Peak - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Capitol Chat - In this week's Capitol Chat, Capital Public Radio State Government Reporter Katie Orr joins us to explain what California's budget trailer bill and plans to alter the Open Records Act. We'll also look at a federal three-judge panel's order for California to reduce prison populations quicker. Blind Science - Hoby Wedler is an organic chemistry graduate student at UC Davis, a chemistry camp teacher and a wine aficionado--and he's also blind...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Capitol Chat; Katie Orr, Capital Public Radio State Government Reporter; Open Records Act; California prison population; blind scientist; Hoby Wedler, doctoral candidate at UC Davis; Hoby Wedler, recipient, HSC Foundation Advocates in Disability Award; chemistry camp for blind high school students; Tasting in the Dark wine event; High Country Women; Chris Enss, author, High Country Women: Pioneers of Yosemite National Park; Genre Peak; electronic music by Genre Peak; 9 Microspheres - Genre Peak
|Insight: Capitol Chat: End Of Session / Bills By Law Students / "Death Row All Stars" / Element Brass Band - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
By Sunday, California lawmakers must finish their work for their session and close up shop. This year, they might finish early. But not before key votes on paid sick leave, groundwater regulation and the statewide plastic bag ban. CapRadio's Katie Orr joins Insight to talk about what it takes for lawmakers to get to the finish line. At least one of the bills on its way to the Governorâs desk came from a class at McGeorge School of Law...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Capitol Chat; Katie Orr; McGeorge School of Law; student lawyers get bills through Legislature; Fielding Greaves, law student; Lexi Howard, law student; Rex Frazier, adjunct professor of law, McGeorge School of Law; Chris Enss, author, Death Row All Stars; baseball playing prisoners; prisoners play baseball in Wyoming; Element Brass Band; studio performance; Byron Colbom, saxophonist, Element Brass Band; Anthony Coleman II, trumpet player, Element Brass Band; Joby Morrow, trombone player, Element Brass Band; Joey Ventittelli, percussionist, Element Brass Band